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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher*

When you need to keep your cool...

Learn to laugh down your fears at Halloween
Send your worries to Guatemalan worry dolls to look after for you
Step outside yourself at a Venetian masquerade ball
Focus on a single target like a Bhutanese archer
Access theta brain waves with Malian drumming
Become one with your natural environment like an Inuit kayaker

All around the world people find ways to contend with the stresses of daily life. Here are fifty of these calming cultural secrets as well as methods for applying them at home.

Bring a little slice of serenity to your busy life!

Author: Lonely Planet

About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places where they travel.

TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category

'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times

'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)

*#1 in the world market share - source: Nielsen Bookscan. Australia, UK and USA. March 2012-January 2013
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Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 178 x 180 x 12mm | 359.99g
  • Lonely Planet Publications Ltd
  • Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia
  • English
  • 1st ed.
  • Total Colour Pages
  • 1743218451
  • 9781743218457
  • 370,382

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"This new book by Lonely Planet called Calm: Secrets to Serenity from the Cultures of the World is a treat for the senses." Alaskan Apple Users Group Blog "Calm: Secrets to Serenity from theCultures of the World shows how people in 50 cultures keep stress at bay. Learn to focus on the journey (Japan), find peace in solitude (Russia) or practice archery (Bhutan). Even a game of backgammon with friends (Egypt) can do the trick." San Jose Mercury News
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